Commodity Trading

Commodity Trading

Trade Finance Global / Commodity Trading

Commodity Trading

Commodity trading, a cornerstone of global economic activity, is a complex yet crucial aspect of the world economy. It involves the exchange of raw materials that form the bedrock of various industries. At Trade Finance Global, we specialise in the intricate dynamics of commodity trading and risk management, providing businesses with the insights and tools they need to navigate this challenging landscape.

Commodity trading is a multifaceted process, encompassing a range of activities from pre-trade operations such as market analysis and contract negotiation, to post-trade activities like settlement and risk management. It also involves the critical aspect of commodity trade finance, where financing solutions are structured to support commodity traders.

At Trade Finance Global, we understand the complexities of this landscape. We provide the latest insights into pre and post-trade operations, helping businesses anticipate market trends and manage risks effectively. Our expertise in commodity trade finance enables us to offer tailored financing solutions that meet the unique needs of commodity traders.

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About the Author

Mark heads up the trade finance offering at TFG where his team focuses on bringing in alternative structured finance to international trading companies. Prior to joining TFG (, Mark qualified as a lawyer with a top ranked global trade and structured commodity finance team.

Mark has previously advised commodity trading firms, banks and alternative capital providers on international structured trade financings, pre-export, prepayment and limited recourse structures – notably in the oil, soft commodities and metals sectors. This has included mining finance projects, structured letter of credit facilities, receivables discounting and forfaiting agreements.

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